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Connecticut Unemployment

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U.S. Unemployment Benefit Claims Up in Connecticut

Federal unemployment benefit claims in Connecticut are up 2,073, due to layoffs in educational services; transportation and warehousing; hotels and food service; and public administration.


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State Jobless Rate Rises to 8.1 Percent

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut gained jobs for a fifth straight month in July even as the unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.1 percent. The state’s Labor Department says nonfarm employment rose sharply last month […]